By Gary Lloyd
JEFFERSON COUNTY — The 2015 Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend.
Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday Feb. 20 and ending at midnight Sunday, Feb. 22, Alabama will hold its fourth annual sales tax holiday, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain severe-weather preparedness supplies free of state sales or use tax.
Local sales and use tax may apply.
The cities of Argo, Clay, Pinson and Trussville will participate in the sales tax holiday.
Examples of items included in the sales tax holiday are batteries, weather radios, cell phone chargers, tarps, flashlights, first aid kits and plywood.
The sales tax holiday was first held in 2012.
For more information, visit the Alabama Department of Revenue website at http://revenue.alabama.gov, click on “Divisions,” then click “Sales & Use Tax.”
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